Orestimba’s tennis team earned three championships at the Southern League finals last week.
Lacy Dudley won the girls’ singles championship; Jesus Gonzalez and Marco Aleman claimed the boys’ doubles title; and Jerry Marquez and Gabby Villarreal were the mixed doubles champions.
They will advance to the Division tournament today (Thursday) and Friday in Stockton.
Dudley, after a first-round bye, defeated a Ripon Christian opponent 6-2, 6-3 and beat a Waterford foe 6-4, 3-6, 10-3 to advance to the championship match. Dudley defeated a Delhi player 6-2, 6-0 to claim the title.
Gonzalez and Aleman opened their title run with a 6-1, 6-2 win over a Waterford player, prevailed 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 over a Delhi duo, advanced to the championship with a 4-6, 6-4, 10-7 decision over a Denair doubles team and won the title with a 6-2, 6-3 win against Delhi.
Marquez and Villarreal opened the tournament with a 6-0, 6-0 win against Turlock Christian, won 7-5, 3-6, 10-7 in the second round against Delhi, took a 6-2, 6-3 victory over Ripon Christian and won the championship with a 7-5, 6-1 win over a Waterford opponent.
In other Orestimba results from the league finals:
• Villarreal won a first-round singles match 6-3, 6-4 against Daniela Palomino of Gustine and fell to a Delhi player 3-6, 2-6 in the second round.
• In singles play, Ethan Cerutti posted a first-round 6-2, 6-1 win over a Waterford foe and lost 2-6, 0-6 in the second round to a Denair player.
• Noe Segundo won his first-round singles match with a 1-6, 6-4, 10-8 win over a Ripon Christian opponent before falling to a Denair player 0-6, 7-5, 8-10 in second-round play.
• Tim Junkin and R.J. Garcia won their opening doubles match 6-3, 6-4 against Gustine’s John Massey and Cesar Villalobos and advanced with a 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 10-8 win over Ripon Christian opponents before dropping a 6-4, 2-6, 8-10 third-round decision to Delhi.
• Cerutti and Segundo teamed up for a 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 10-8 win over Delhi opponents before falling 6-4, 4-6, 4-10 to a Denair team in second-round play.
• Bryzette Perez and Madison Cabral dropped a first-round doubles match to Gustine’s Rosie Rico and Daniela Palomino, 2-6, 2-6.
• Abraham Gutierrez and Rylee Garcia won their opening mixed doubles match 7-5, 6-2 over a Delhi team before falling 6-3, 3-6, 7-10 to another Delhi entry.